After creating a buffer in ArcMap using the Web Mercator Auxiliary Sphere and publishing the layer to ArcGIS Online, the buffer distance shows incorrect values.
Last Published: May 21, 2015ArcGIS Online
Bug ID Number
May 6, 2015
September 1, 2023
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1) Change the projection to GCS_WGS_1984, and create the buffers. Publish to ArcGIS online.
2) Publish the data with the 'WGS_1984_Web_Mercator_Auxiliary_Sphere' to ArcGIS Online, and create the buffer using the Buffer tool under Perform Analysis in ArcGIS Online.